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Contract in March/April for pilot with bucket and DGPS experience

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Island Conservation, a U.S. science-based

organization, requires the services of a highly

experienced and skilled agricultural helicopter

pilot for work in Puerto Rico in March - April of 2016. Pilot must have exceptional experience in aerial

broadcasting from an underslung spreader bucket using DGPS.

Desired qualifications are as follows:

  • Current US Commercial Pilots License and medical with a minimum of 3000 hours rotor wing
  • Available to be in Puerto Rico for two ten day operational windows March - April
  • Hold a current FAA Part 137 Agricultural aircraft operator certificate endorsed for dispensing of economic poisons.
  • Hold a current FAA Part 133 (Class B) External load certificate.
  • Experience in supporting aerial baiting, forestry fertilizing and/ or agricultural spraying operations including the handling of agricultural or forestry pesticides, fertilizers or poisons.
  • Minimum of 2 years experience operating Bell 206 with a minimum of 250 hours spreader bucket and DGPS experience
  • Minimum of 250 hours DGPS guidance experience in any type of aerial agricultural application.

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